Government


Allen dismisses gun sit-in on House floor

 

WASHINGTON - As Democrats closed out a marathon sit-in on the U.S. House floor demanding action on gun control, Augusta... Read more

NA council approves series of ordinances

 

The North Augusta City Council gave final approval Monday night to a series of ordinances governing farmers markets, food... Read more

Recount scheduled in SC congressional race

Votes will be recounted Friday to determine who won the Democratic primary for U.S. House District 2 – Arik Bjorn or Phil Black.... Read more

Anderson says he will debate Grzybowski in Senate District 24 runoff

State Senate hopeful Lee Anderson said he’s agreed to debate fellow runoff candidate Greg Grzybowski, although Grzybowski said he’s not... Read more

City employee files suit over demotion

 

An Augusta city employee has filed suit against the city, contending that her demotion and pay cut violated the Family and... Read more

Votes in Columbia County pushed Newton win

In a closely-watched Tuesday race, physician and businessman Mark Newton eked out a win with 51.8 percent of... Read more

Georgia joins 10 other states in lawsuit over Obama's transgender...

 

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let... Read more

Hattie Sullivan wins clerk's race

 

The new clerk for the Richmond County State and Superior Courts will be Hattie Sullivan, according to the results Tuesday... Read more

 

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Downtown master plan looks at transport

EDITOR'S NOTE: A quote was incorrectly attributed to Scott Poag, the project manager for the Augusta Economic Development Authority.... Read more

Property tax bills mailed Tuesday

 

Bills hit the mail Tuesday for the property taxes and fees that support Richmond County schools, Augusta government and... Read more

Consultant proposes replacing Augusta personnel board

 

A proposal to eliminate Augusta’s personnel board and replace it with a multilevel dispute resolution system to handle most... Read more

Hearing set in Grovetown water bill suit

Grovetown residents could get a reprieve from late payment fees on their water bills while the city works its... Read more